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  • New york Regulator Standard Chartered

    Stan Chart built damning case against itself

    While direct regulators like the Department of Financial Services do have access to the legal files of the banks they regulate, even without a waiver, it is rare for regulators to exploit the documents in such a public fashion

    August 11, 2012 1:35
  • HH Sheikh Mohammed Twitter Following

    Middle East leaders adopting ‘Twiplomacy’

    How does the presence of Middle Eastern leaders on Social Media affect the image of their governments, keeping in mind that they are not run as Democracies?

    August 9, 2012 10:56
  • Olympic protest against Adidas exploitation

    Adidas exploitation shamed: ‘Not OK anywhere’

    Murray Worthy, sweatshops campaigner at War on Want said “Hainer should be ashamed of his flippant comments about the way Adidas is profiting from the exploitation of workers around the world"

    August 8, 2012 10:10
  • Islamic Finance Oman

    Role of professional real estate firms in Islamic banking

    In the region there have been challenges to Islamic banking due to the slump in real estate, however, advocates say the system has built- in protection when compared with the conventional financial institutions as excessive risk taking is banned

    August 7, 2012 8:18
  • dubai real estate recover

    ‘Recovered real estate’ on repeat

    Kipp jumps on the recovered-real-estate bandwagon as we tell you about the 21 percent increase in land transactions Dubai has enjoyed over the past six months alone.

    August 7, 2012 3:01
  • New york Regulator Standard Chartered

    Standard Chartered joins the ranks of the ‘rogue and disgraced’

    Barclays, Credit Suisse Group, ING and Lloyds have settled their fines after conclusive investigations but it did not end there for foreign banks. Standard Chartered could have its state license stripped by U.S. regulators for hiding illegal dealings with Iran

    August 7, 2012 9:39